the history of the caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the european powers since the 15th century. in 1492, christopher columbus landed in the caribbean and claimed the region for spain.the first spanish settlements were established in the caribbean starting in 1493. although the spanish conquests of the aztec empire and the inca empire in the .
the recorded history of the caribbean island of grenada begins in the early 17th century. first settled by indigenous peoples, by the time of european contact it was inhabited by the caribs. british colonists drove most of the caribs off the island and established plantations on the island, eventually importing african slaves to work on the sugar plantations.
the yaz culture named after the type site yaz-depe, yaz depe, or yaz tepe, near baýramaly, turkmenistan was an early iron age culture of margiana, bactria and sogdia ca. 1500–500 bc . it emerges at the top of late bronze age sites , sometimes as stone towers and sizeable houses associated with irrigation systems
css acadia is a former hydrographic surveying and oceanographic research ship of the hydrographic survey of canada and its successor the canadian hydrographic service. acadia served canada for more than five decades from 1913 to 1969, charting the coastline of almost every part of eastern canada including pioneering surveys of hudson bay.
a passing lane north american english or overtaking lane english outside of north america is a lane on a multi-lane highway or motorway closest to the median of the road the central reservation .in some countries, lanes are described as being on the 'inside' or the 'outside' of a road, and the location of the passing lanes will vary.
ss sankt erik is an icebreaker and museum ship attached to the vasa museum in stockholm, sweden.. she was launched in 1915 as isbrytaren ii 'ice breaker ii' and was a conventionally-built baltic icebreaker with a strengthened bow shaped to be lifted up onto the ice to crush it and a forward-facing screw to push water and crushed ice along the side of the hull.
william lacy clay jr. born july 27, 1956 is an american politician who is the u.s. representative from missouri's 1st congressional district, serving since 2001.he is a member of the democratic party.. the district is based in the city of st. louis and includes most of northern st. louis county north county , including the cities of maryland heights, university city, and florissant
mismanagement of terrains and poor urban planning has made it difficult for the mining industry to thrive as well, as many deposits are directly below or nearby residential complexes. seven trust also possesses industries of lime, marble, salt, cement, clay, crushed stone, dimension stone, industrial sand, gravel, and stone.
the kedukan bukit inscription, which is dated 682 ad, is the oldest inscription found in palembang.the inscription tells of a king who acquires magical powers and leads a large military force over water and land, setting out from tamvan delta, arriving at a place called 'matajap,' and in the interpretation of some scholars founding the polity of srivijaya.
based on this, he called the material zeolite, from the greek ζέω zéō , meaning 'to boil' and λίθος líthos , meaning 'stone'. the classic reference for the field has been breck's book zeolite molecular sieves: structure, chemistry, and use. zeolites occur naturally but are also produced industrially on a large scale.
marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite.marble is typically not foliated, although there are exceptions.in geology, the term 'marble' refers to metamorphosed limestone, but its use in stonemasonry more broadly encompasses unmetamorphosed limestone. marble is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material.
mining engineering is an engineering discipline that applies science and technology to the extraction of minerals from the earth. mining engineering is associated with many other disciplines, such as mineral processing, exploration, excavation, geology, and metallurgy, geotechnical engineering and surveying.a mining engineer may manage any phase of mining operations – from exploration and .
soil liquefaction occurs when a saturated or partially saturated soil substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to an applied stress such as shaking during an earthquake or other sudden change in stress condition, in which material that is ordinarily a solid behaves like a liquid.. in soil mechanics, the term 'liquefied' was first used by allen hazen in reference to the 1918 .
bonaire has been widely recognized for many years in the diving community as one of the world's best shore diving destinations. bonaire's marine park offers a total of 86 named dive sites and is home to over 57 species of soft and stony coral and more than 350 recorded fish species.
meadow lake previously: excelsior; summit city was a historic mining town in nevada county, california, usa.it was located on the southwest shore of meadow lake, about 18 miles northwest of truckee as the crow flies. situated at an elevation of 7,290 ft 2,220 m above sea level, the reservoir of the same name is one of the highest lakes in elevation within the tahoe national forest
the first icebreaker krassin russian: красин was built for the imperial russian navy as svyatogor.she had a long, distinguished career in rescue operations, as well as a pathfinder and explorer of the northern sea route.she has been fully restored to operating condition and is now a museum ship in saint petersburg
although the metropolitan borough of the city of salford was a 20th-century creation, the area has a long history of human activity, extending back to the stone age. neolithic flint arrow-heads and tools, and evidence of bronze age activity has been discovered in salford. the northerly section of watling street, a roman road from manchester via bury to ribchester bremetennacum , passes .